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while Li would have a slow to warm up temperament, due to her ability to open up to situations and people after a period of time. According to the Temperament theory, the differences between Hong and Li comes from biological factors, while their parents can help to shape their temperament, there are ultimately underlying biological causes for their actions. The psychologists may suggest to the parents and teachers of both Hong andLi to educate the children in proper behavior and consistently demonstrate such behavior to them. Greenspan introduced the six stages of emotional development in children. He would evaluate Li by assessing the stages of emotional development and analyze where Li fell on the ladder. It is also possible to analyze the current actions and emotions of the Li and determine which steps may have not been fully developed previously. By recognizing the missing components to emotional development, Li’s parents could teach and interact with their child in accordance to the steps to help her rebuild those missing elements. Human behavior is learned through observation of the behavior and attitudes of others. Bandura’s social learning theory explains this behavior in terms of reciprocal interaction between cognitive, behavioral, and environmental 5
influences (J L, 2015). According to this theory the differences between Hong and Li is likely due to their observations before they were adopted by the Service family. The service family would benefit both children by leading by example and giving their children a wide range of experiences to aid in their cognitive development. In accordancewith the theories presented, it is not likely the it would believed that Li’s problem comes from a learning disability. The problem at hand is more largely due to Li’s experience with being in a orphanage before she was adopted. While in the orphanage it is very likely Li was not receiving the full attention, guidance, or teaching she needed to fully develop at her younger stages in life. By analyzing the psychological theories presented,